June 12 – Half Day Event

Date(s) - Jun 12, 2014
8:30 am - 1:30 pm

Crowne Plaza





ira_winklerIra Winkler, President, International Systems Security Association

Ira Winkler, CISSP, is currently President of the Internet Security Advisors Group and a Director on the ISSA International Board, chairing the Strategic Alliances Committee. He consults to some of the largest corporations in the world, providing strategic consulting services, such as CISO trusted advisor services, high visibility security assessment services, and awareness training.

Ira began at the National Security Agency, where he performed in a wide variety of positions for US and foreign intelligence agencies. He then moved on to the private sector. Ira served as Director of Technology at the National Computer Security Association, overseeing their industry leading Anti-Virus product certification program, and establishing their Firewall certification program. He continued to perform consulting services.

Ira formed the Internet Security Advisors Group, which became a leading boutique security firm, primarily serving the Fortune 50. The company was essentially acquired by Hewlett-Packard in 2001, and Ira served as Chief Security Strategist in HP Consulting.  Ira also taught graduate and undergraduate courses at The Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland.

juniper-networks-blue-pngTom Leffingwell, Senior Systems Engineer

Tom has been with Juniper for 4 years and currently holds the role of Sr. Systems Engineer, focusing on the South Florida commercial market. He’s a 18 year industry veteran with a background in the higher education and enterprise markets, focused on switching and routing.

Presentation: Do you know what it takes to adequately protect today’s datacenter?

This presentation will cover everything from simple malicious incidents on your website to the most devastating real-time attacks that are after your corporate crown jewels. In the datacenter, the stakes are often a lot higher than protecting a campus and branch environment. We will focus on the four key elements of datacenter security which are web application security, defending against DDoS & AppDoS, certainty and specificity. Juniper has armed it’s customers with the most comprehensive datacenter security solution available anywhere. Enabling users to detect and defend against malicious behavior before it becomes a problem and before any other solution could even dream about detecting them.


HP_Blue_RGB_72_SMCurley Henry, HP Enterprise Security Products

Curley Henry serves as an Americas Practice Manager for HP Enterprise Security Products.  Leading the Security Intelligence and Operations consulting practice, he works with customers looking to define and mature their security intelligence programs. These programs range from small groups looking to meet compliance needs to multinational 24×7 security teams.

Presentation:  Security Operation Center Best Practices

In this talk we will explore the different generations of Security Operations Centers and how they have evolved to their current state and a look at what is required to keep up with our adversary as we enter the 5th generation of Security Operations. Topics covered include lessons from the history of security monitoring, security intelligence disciplines, continuous monitoring, situational awareness, proactive and predictive analysis and operational excellence.


8:30 a.m. Arrival, Check-in & Networking
8:40 a.m. ISSA Message, Upcoming Events
8:50 a.m. InfraGard Message
9:00 a.m. Special Presentation – Ira Winkler, ISSA President
9:50 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:10 a.m. Presentation – Juniper – Tom Leffingwell, Senior Systems Engineer
11:00 a.m. Refreshment Break
11:20 a.m. Presentation – HP – Curley Henry, Americas Practice Manager
12:10 p.m. Concluding Remarks, Raffle Drawing
12:15 p.m. Lunch

Parking: Free parking is available outside the building.

Cost: No charge to qualified Information Security Professionals.

Food and Beverages

After the presentation, lunch will be provided, courtesy of our sponsors.


Bookings are closed for this event.